Food & Wine

Four sizzling summer cocktails

Four sizzling summer cocktails

As the sun starts setting later, what can be more enjoyable than cocktails with friends to celebrate summer’s return.

Despite the cold lingering in the air in the early mornings, the soft whisperings of summer are becoming more a part of every day, with the sweet promise of the warm season.

As the sun starts setting later, what can be more enjoyable than cocktails with friends to celebrate summer’s return.

Whether you are looking to release your inner James Bond with the ultimate martini or show off your creativity and inner mixologist skills, Mediterranean Delicacies has four delightful cocktails for you to share, complete with the incomparable finish of the delectable olive.

Classic Martini

Ingredients

  • Gin (50ml)
  • Vermouth (10ml)
  • Ice
  • Mediterranean Delicacies Green Olives

Directions

  • Mix Gin, Vermouth and ice into a metal cocktail shaker
  • Either shake or stir until cold
  • Strain into a chilled martini glass
  • Serve straight up and garnish with 3 olives

Black Devil 

Ingredients

  • Dry Vermouth (15ml)
  • Rum (60ml Dark Rum)
  • Mediterranean Delicacies Greek Style Olives

 Directions

  • Stir and strain Rum and Vermouth into chilled martini glass
  • Garnish with olive.

 

Creole Scream  

Ingredients

  • Rum (40ml white rum)
  • Dry Vermouth (20ml)
  • Grenadine Syrup (10ml)
  • Bitters (Few Drops)
  • Mediterranean Delicacies Spanish Style Olives
  • Ice

Directions

  • Mix Rum, Grenadine, Vermouth and Bitters
  • Shake with ice
  • Add Olive

 

 Purple Martini

Ingredients

  • Vodka (2 tots)
  • Cranberry juice (1 tot)
  • Curacao Liqueur (1/3 tot)
  • Sweet & Sour mix (1/3 tot)
  • Lemonade (1/3 tot)
  • Mediterranean Delicacies Italian Style Olives
  • Ice

Directions

  • Fill a mixing glass with ice
  • Add Vodka, Cranberry juice, Curacao Liqueur
  • Mix together and add the Sweet & Sour Mix and then the Lemonade
  • Stir and pour into chilled cocktail glass
  • Add olives – either on a skewer and insert into the liquid or as a decorative finish

Cheers!

 

Get It East DECEMBER 2017 JANUARY 2018


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